Helene Weigel

1900 - 1971

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Helene Weigel (German: [heˈleː.nə ˈvaɪ̯gl̩] (listen); 12 May 1900 – 6 May 1971) was a German actress and artistic director. She was the second wife of Bertolt Brecht and was married to him from 1930 until his death in 1956. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helene Weigel has received more than 144,116 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Helene Weigel is the 1,123rd most popular actor (up from 1,266th in 2019), the 387th most popular biography from Austria (up from 409th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Austrian Actor.

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Among actors, Helene Weigel ranks 1,123 out of 10,030Before her are Donald Glover, Julian Glover, Barbara Carrera, Victoria Abril, Robert Pattinson, and Claire Forlani. After her are Victor Garber, David Warner, Renée Taylor, Dana Elcar, Jonathan Frakes, and Dharmendra.

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Among people born in 1900, Helene Weigel ranks 84Before her are Oskar Fischinger, Ernst Neufert, Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás, Herbert Bayer, Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, and Herbert Blumer. After her are Violet Brown, Mervyn LeRoy, Karin Boye, Agnes Moorehead, Emanuel Ringelblum, and Eduardo De Filippo. Among people deceased in 1971, Helene Weigel ranks 49Before her are Violet Jessop, Jo Siffert, Reinhold Niebuhr, Edie Sedgwick, Philippe Thys, and Bernardo Houssay. After her are Georgy Dobrovolsky, Vladislav Volkov, Shigeyoshi Suzuki, John Boyd Orr, Leslie White, and Van Heflin.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Helene Weigel ranks 387 out of 1,075Before her are Frederick I, Duke of Austria (1175), Vicki Baum (1888), Herbert Bayer (1900), Princess Alexandra of Hanover (1882), Sigismund Francis, Archduke of Austria (1630), and Archduchess Mathilda of Austria (1849). After her are Otto Hofmann (1896), Georg Alexander Pick (1859), Agnes of Austria (1281), Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza (1907), Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1822), and Eduard Roschmann (1908).

Among ACTORS In Austria

Among actors born in Austria, Helene Weigel ranks 13Before her are Maria Schell (1926), Klaus Maria Brandauer (1943), Oskar Werner (1922), Katharina Schratt (1853), Lotte Lenya (1898), and Senta Berger (1941). After her are Christine Kaufmann (1945), Marisa Mell (1939), Martin Weinek (1964), Nadja Tiller (1929), Peter Alexander (1926), and Bernhard Wicki (1919).

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